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Stephen P. Farish. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6/item/510.

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Title Stephen P. Farish
Series Title Stephen P. Farish
Description Formal head shot of Stephen P. Farish Stephen Power Farish was born in Mayersville, Mississippi. He attended the Sewanee Military Academy and the University of the South, both in Sewanee, Tennessee. He worked in the cotton business and as an oil field roughneck before becoming a partner in the firm of Blaffer and Farish in 1908. During World War I he enlisted at Fort Sam Houston and graduated as a second lieutenant from the US Army School of Military Aeronautics at Ohio State University. From 1916-1922 he was in charge of one of the major divisions of Humble Oil & Refining Co. He left Humble to form the partnership of Farish, Watts and Collins of which he was president until it was sold in 1945. Farish next joined Reed Roller Bit Co., then a relatively small manufacturer of oil field supplies. He retired from Reed in 1957, but remained as a director until 1960. He served the University of Houston as both a regent and a governor from 1937-1962.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Regents
  • Governors
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • regents
  • governors
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • building namesakes
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  • University of Houston
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Farish, Stephen Power, 1937-1962
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • photographs
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  • Image
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  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1969-037, Box 5, Folder 31
Original Collection UH Photographs Collection
Digital Collection University of Houston People
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll6
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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